The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
UK / England
Rank 462 532 506
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -26
Contract jobs citing STL 103 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 55
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £710 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12844 13593 12802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.98% 29.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8889 9451 8785
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 247 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 75 £575 -2.12% 21
South East +14 20 £375 +7.14% 10
South West - 2 £500 - 1
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 173 (98.86%) C++
2 105 (60.00%) Unix
3 103 (58.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 94 (53.71%) SQL
5 92 (52.57%) Linux
6 83 (47.43%) Software Engineering
7 82 (46.86%) Multithreading
8 66 (37.71%) Oracle
9 65 (37.14%) Perl
10 60 (34.29%) OO
11 51 (29.14%) Electronic Trading
12 46 (26.29%) Low Latency
13 44 (25.14%) Python
14 40 (22.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (22.86%) Algorithmic Trading
15 38 (21.71%) High Availability
16 36 (20.57%) Algorithms
16 36 (20.57%) Banking
17 34 (19.43%) Release Management
18 33 (18.86%) Java
19 31 (17.71%) OLTP
19 31 (17.71%) Finance
20 30 (17.14%) Front Office
21 29 (16.57%) Risk Management
21 29 (16.57%) VoIP
22 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (15.43%) SDLC
23 24 (13.71%) Oracle Database
23 24 (13.71%) Database Tuning
24 23 (13.14%) GDB

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.00%) Apache Qpid
1 7 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.14%) MS Project
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Summit
1 1 (0.57%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) VoIP
2 22 (12.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 22 (12.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 22 (12.57%) GSM
2 22 (12.57%) LTE
2 22 (12.57%) PBX
2 22 (12.57%) RANAP
2 22 (12.57%) RTP
2 22 (12.57%) UMTS
3 12 (6.86%) Wireshark
4 7 (4.00%) AMQP
4 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.71%) OLTP
2 24 (13.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (13.14%) GDB
2 22 (12.57%) GCC
2 22 (12.57%) Subversion
2 22 (12.57%) Trac
3 7 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.00%) CMake
3 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.00%) GoogleTest
3 7 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.00%) JIRA
3 7 (4.00%) Valgrind
4 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (20.57%) Banking
2 31 (17.71%) Finance
3 30 (17.14%) Front Office
4 22 (12.57%) Telecoms
5 20 (11.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 143 (81.71%) Developer
2 140 (80.00%) C++ Developer
3 41 (23.43%) Software Engineer
4 39 (22.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (8.57%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 15 (8.57%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 14 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Linux Developer
8 14 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.43%) Architect
9 13 (7.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 13 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (7.43%) Linux Software Architect
9 13 (7.43%) Oracle Architect
9 13 (7.43%) Software Architect
10 11 (6.29%) Unix Developer
11 10 (5.71%) C++/Java Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (58.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (11.43%) XML
3 14 (8.00%) Middleware
4 13 (7.43%) Swing
5 12 (6.86%) Web Services
6 11 (6.29%) EJB
6 11 (6.29%) J2EE
7 9 (5.14%) CSS
7 9 (5.14%) HTML
7 9 (5.14%) JSP
7 9 (5.14%) XML Schema
7 9 (5.14%) XSLT
8 3 (1.71%) ATL
8 3 (1.71%) CORBA
8 3 (1.71%) Qt
8 3 (1.71%) Spring
9 2 (1.14%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.14%) Java EE
10 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (20.57%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.86%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.86%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) Derivative
7 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.29%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.57%) Equities
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 105 (60.00%) Unix
2 92 (52.57%) Linux
3 14 (8.00%) Solaris
4 8 (4.57%) Windows
5 7 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.43%) Software Engineering
2 82 (46.86%) Multithreading
3 60 (34.29%) OO
4 51 (29.14%) Electronic Trading
5 46 (26.29%) Low Latency
6 40 (22.86%) Algorithmic Trading
7 38 (21.71%) High Availability
8 34 (19.43%) Release Management
9 29 (16.57%) Risk Management
10 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (15.43%) SDLC
11 24 (13.71%) Database Tuning
12 22 (12.57%) Cross-Platform Development
13 19 (10.86%) Multithreaded Programming
14 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.00%) UML
15 10 (5.71%) Scrum
16 9 (5.14%) Regression Testing
17 8 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (98.86%) C++
2 94 (53.71%) SQL
3 65 (37.14%) Perl
4 44 (25.14%) Python
5 33 (18.86%) Java
6 18 (10.29%) C
7 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.00%) Ruby
10 4 (2.29%) C#
11 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Degree
2 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 66 (37.71%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Cisco
3 18 (10.29%) Solace
4 11 (6.29%) TIBCO
5 9 (5.14%) Cognizant
6 7 (4.00%) Google
7 5 (2.86%) Talarian
8 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.14%) Reuters
8 2 (1.14%) SmartStream
8 2 (1.14%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.57%) SunGard
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